The Geopark at a glance
- Ten Geopark regions cover 3,700km² and unite 400 million years of earth history from the Rhenish Slate Mountains in the west to the Hessian Depression in the east.
- You decide how far back in time the journey goes: the Geopark presents different stages of the development of the natural and cultural landscape.
- Under the slogan "GrenzWelten", the Geopark contributes to a conscious understanding of the connections between geology and landscape, between man and nature.
The all-round package for all nature lovers
Paleontology deals with the science of living creatures and life in the geological past from an age of 10,000 years before today. The focus is on fossils, which provide evidence of a world long gone.
In the Geopark
Natural and cultural landscape, geology and earth history, archaeology and cultural history - museums and exhibitions inform you about the Geopark GrenzWelten. Within the Geopark backdrop, more than 25 museum facilities offer you insights into worlds long gone!
The "Korbacher Spalte" on the southern outskirts of Korbach was discovered in 1964 and entered in the state's monument book in 1992...
Facts and figures
Excursion destinations and places of learning
Area scenery full of highlights
Earth and land history